Sunday, March 06, 2011

Links ...

  1. Helen Pearson in Nature Study of a Lifetime [free access, thankfully]: "In 1946, scientists started tracking thousands of British children born during one cold March week. On their 65th birthday, the study members find themselves more scientifically valuable than ever before."

  2. Paul Krugman: Falling Demand for Brains?

  3. Zeynep Tufekci at TechnoSociology: Can “Leaderless Revolutions” Stay Leaderless: Preferential Attachment, Iron Laws and Networks .

  4. And, finally, Arunn Narasimhan has a fine rant at nOnoScience: Response to N. Ram from a Thin Skinned Music Listener.